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Tom – How has your relationship with your spouse or partner changed?

Tom – How has your relationship with your spouse or partner changed?

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We’re still friends; it’s definitely not the same relationship that it was before I became injured.  I couldn’t survive without her, but I don’t think she can survive without me either.  So, all things considered, di... Show More

We’re still friends; it’s definitely not the same relationship that it was before I became injured.  I couldn’t survive without her, but I don’t think she can survive without me either.  So, all things considered, divorce is—a very high percentage of divorce with people who have been spinal-cord injured, from what I’ve researched—and I don’t think we’re going down that road.  So, I would have to say that things are good.  We’re raising kids, we’re a family, she needs me for things, I need her for things, and that’s just the way it is.

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Tom – How has your relationship with your spouse or partner changed?

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Injured in 2004 at age 36, quadriplegic
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We’re still friends; it’s definitely not the same relationship that it was before I became injured.  I couldn’t survive without her, but I don’t think she can survive without me either.  So, all things considered, divorce is—a very high percentage of divorce with people who have been spinal-cord injured, from what I’ve researched—and I don’t think we’re going down that road.  So, I would have to say that things are good.  We’re raising kids, we’re a family, she needs me for things, I need her for things, and that’s just the way it is.

Tom – How has your relationship with your spouse or partner changed?
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